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I wish I had been a bird.
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Vocabulary list

watashi
pronoun
  1. I; me (slightly formal or feminine)
ga
particle
  1. indicates sentence subject (occasionally object)
  2. indicates possessive (esp. in literary expressions)
conjunction
  1. but; however; still; and
  2. regardless of; whether (or not) (after the volitional form of a verb)
tori
noun
  1. bird
  2. bird meat (esp. chicken meat); fowl; poultry
da

Conditional Present Indicative Form

dattara
copula
  1. be; is (plain copula)
auxiliary verb
  1. did; (have) done (た after certain verb forms; indicates past or completed action)
  2. please; do (indicates light imperative)
ii

Plain Past Indicative Form

yokatta
i adjective (yoi/ii)
  1. good; excellent; fine; nice; pleasant; agreeable (also written 良い, 好い and 善い)
  2. sufficient; enough; ready; prepared
  3. profitable (deal, business offer, etc.); beneficial
  4. OK; all right; fine; no problem (as て(も)いい, と(も)いい, etc.; indicates permission or compromise)
noni
particle
  1. although; despite; even though; and yet
  2. whereas; while
  3. if only; I wish
  4. in order to
naa
interjection
  1. hey; say; look (used to get someone's attention or press one's point)

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